Turkish-Japanese Science and Technology University


Embassy of Japan in Turkey – Minister, Head of TJU Establishment Department


Born in 1966

Academic Career

  • 1991 Undergraduate Bachelor of Liberal Arts, The University of Tokyo
  • 2018 Graduate Degree M.A. School of Graduate Studies, The Open University of Japan

Professional Career

  • 1991- Joined the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) in Japan, engaged in various tasks, including higher education, culture, sports, science and technology. Assigned to different institutions on secondment throughout his career.
  • 1995 - 1997 Deputy Director of London of Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS)
  • 2001 - 2003 Deputy Director of Stockholm of Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) 2003 - 2006 First Secretary of Embassy of Japan in the Republic of China
  • 2013 - 2014 Director of Japanese Language, Agency of Cultural Affairs, MEXT
  • 2014 - 2015 Administrative Director for the Postgraduate Degrees and Training Programme, United Nations University (UNU)
  • 2015 - 2017 Executive Director of Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS)
  • 2017 - 2020 Associate Vice President of Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST)
  • 2021 - Minister, Embassy of Japan in Turkey